Fleet Management http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en Contractor Trucks of 2015 http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-trucks-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This gallery includes trucks and vans that fellow contractors drive, and we would like you to be part of this gallery! E-mail photos of your trucks to <a href="mailto:candace.roulo@penton.com">candace.roulo@penton.com</a>. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-trucks-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-trucks-2015#comments Fleet Management Thu, 21 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 408601 at http://contractormag.com Work Truck Show 2015 attendance breaks 11,000, setting record http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-truck-show-2015-attendance-breaks-11000-setting-record <div class="node-body article-body">A record-setting 11,005 industry professionals from all 50 states, eight Canadian provinces and 23 countries turned out for The Work Truck Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-truck-show-2015-attendance-breaks-11000-setting-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-truck-show-2015-attendance-breaks-11000-setting-record#comments Fleet Management Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:37:00 +0000 406851 at http://contractormag.com Work vehicles gain strong presence at Chicago Auto Show http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-vehicles-gain-strong-presence-chicago-auto-show <div class="node-body article-body">If contractors are planning to purchase new company and fleet vehicles in the near future, the Chicago Auto Show was the show to be at in February.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-vehicles-gain-strong-presence-chicago-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/work-vehicles-gain-strong-presence-chicago-auto-show#comments Fleet Management Registered User Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:26:00 +0000 406371 at http://contractormag.com Chicago Auto Show showcases commercial vehicles http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/chicago-auto-show-showcases-commercial-vehicles <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2015 Chicago Auto Show not only appeals to consumers, it also appeals to business owners and fleet managers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/chicago-auto-show-showcases-commercial-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/chicago-auto-show-showcases-commercial-vehicles#comments Fleet Management Media Galleries Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:28:00 +0000 406081 at http://contractormag.com Improve contractors’ driving behavior http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/improve-contractors-driving-behavior <div class="field-byline"> Joe Castelli, LoJack Vice President Fleet &amp; Commercial Operations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s no need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to safe driver programs for your plumbing and HVAC contractors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/improve-contractors-driving-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/improve-contractors-driving-behavior#comments Best Practices Fleet Management Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:04:00 +0000 404401 at http://contractormag.com Fleet cost management – it starts with the trucks you buy http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-cost-management-it-starts-trucks-you-buy <div class="field-byline"> Robert “Bob” Johnson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As a fleet manager, you probably spend a significant portion of your time looking for ways to control your operating costs. Fuel is always a big portion of a fleet’s budget, so you may be considering strategies for reducing fuel expenses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-cost-management-it-starts-trucks-you-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-cost-management-it-starts-trucks-you-buy#comments Fleet Management Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:46:00 +0000 404071 at http://contractormag.com 5 considerations for contractors selecting a service truck, van body http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body <div class="field-deck"> Knowing the details of service body design and construction pays off for plumbers in terms of utility, durability and professional appearance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ask any plumbing contractor about the one thing that makes their work easier, and they will most likely answer, their tools. Good tools make for good work. Nowhere else is this more important than when it comes to the work vehicle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body#comments Fleet Management Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:48:00 +0000 38481 at http://contractormag.com Best Trucks of 2014 for contractors http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors <div class="node-body gallery-body">We know you – our readers — just can’t get enough of trucks, so we have created an all new truck gallery for you to peruse. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors#comments Fleet Management Media Galleries Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 30071 at http://contractormag.com Contractor vehicle survey shows fleets are vital, expensive assets http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets <div class="node-body article-body">Contracting Business, CONTRACTOR’s sister publication and website, recently sent out a truck survey to its readers. Since trucks are always a popular topic for contractors, we decided to share the results of the survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets#comments Fleet Management Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:53:00 +0000 34731 at http://contractormag.com Ford’s 2015 Transit van available this summer http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer <div class="node-body article-body">Ramzi Kort, assistant brand manager – Transit Connect, talked with the media about the new 2015 Transit full-size van, and Fleet Owner magazine’s Senior Editor Sean Kilcarr had the opportunity to test drive the vehicle in Kansas City, Mo., in early June.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer#comments Fleet Management Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:14:00 +0000 34721 at http://contractormag.com